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Catholic Health Sponsors Free Women's Wellness Program on Uterine Health

Catholic Health Sponsors Free Women's Wellness Program on Uterine Health

Women of all ages experience painful uterine conditions, such as fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic organ prolapse, abdominal pain, and irregular bleeding. In fact, hysterectomy – the surgical removal of the uterus – is the second most common surgery for women in theU.S.

To provide area women with important health information, Catholic Health is sponsoring a free Women’s Wellness program on common gynecologic and uterine conditions, entitled “Endometriosis, Fibroids & Other Common Conditions: A Women’s Guide to Uterine Health,” on Wednesday, April 13 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Susan G. Komen WNY Race for the Cure® Kick-Off Luncheon

Susan G. Komen WNY Race for the Cure® Kick-Off Luncheon

 Determined to save lives and end breast cancer forever, the Western New York Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® will host their Kick-Off Luncheon for the 11th Annual Susan G. Komen Western New York Race for the Cure on Wednesday, April 6th, 12 pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  

The 2011 Komen WNY Race for the Cure will take place on June 11th in Delaware Park; over 8,000 are expected to attend this year’s race.  As a part of the Kick-Off Luncheon the Komen WNY Affiliate will officially award 8 grants totaling $431,858 to community programs providing breast cancer services in the Western New York area.

“To meet needs right here in our community, this year’s grant slate specifically addresses the underserved population in Western New York” said Jackie Mordaunt, Executive Director of the WNY Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

New Smartphone Application Helps Get People Walking

New Smartphone Application Helps Get People Walking

Finding a safe, free and centrally located walking path is now as easy as picking up the phone, thanks to a new smartphone application from the American Heart Association.

The free Walking Paths app enables users to find, tag and “like” more than 2,500 American Heart Association-designated walking paths across the country, or even create and save favorite walking paths using the GPS function as they walk.

The app is available now for GPS-enabled Android smartphones – in time for the fifth annual National Start! Walking Day on April 6, when the American Heart Association calls on all Americans to find 30 minutes in their day to walk to improve their heart health.

Buffalo WellFest at UB on Wednesday

Buffalo WellFest at UB on Wednesday

10:30 am - 2:30 pm -First of three events in a series - event is on April 6th

 

The Series kicks off with Buffalo Wellfest at the University at Buffalo on Wednesday, April 6th dedicated to the 10,000 faculty, administration and staff for one of WNY’s largest employers. UB WellFest will open this year to the UB student population of nearly 30,000.

Attendees will enjoy:
Free Health Screenings, Healthy Living Experts, Healthy Foods & Tastings, FREE Chair Massages, Fitness Experts, Fresh Farmers’ Market, Eldercare Providers, Traditional & Alternative Medicine,
Nutrition Planners, Demonstrations,
Raffle Prizes & MORE!

Cool Gel ’n Cap Can Help Ease Earache Pain

Cool Gel ’n Cap Can Help Ease Earache Pain

Cool Gel ’n Cap, a unique first aid cap for children developed right here in Western New York, can help relieve your child’s fear and discomfort from bumps and bruises, earaches, ear infections and headaches. In this week’s article, we’ll cover the topic of earaches.

Earaches in children are a periodic source of discomfort, particularly in toddlers. In fact, toddlers have about four earaches per year, on average.

What's the difference between an earache and ear infection? According to Dr. Alan Greene at www.drgreene.com, “Earaches and ear infections overlap each other, but are not identical. This often causes confusion. An earache is the feeling of pain in the ear.

Pet Connection Plans Annual ‘Tails on the Trails’ Event

Pet Connection Plans Annual ‘Tails on the Trails’ Event

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, will hold its sixth annual “Tails on the Trails” dog walk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Como Lake Park Casino in Lancaster.

In addition to the dog walk, there will be contests, raffles, a basket auction, vendors and a cookout. Other activities and demonstrations include a “good citizen” dog test, pet blessing, pet psychic, pet first aid, dog agility and much more.

2011 Relay For Life at The University at Buffalo

2011 Relay For Life at The University at Buffalo

2011 Relay For Life of The University at Buffalo NY Announcements

Registration Fee is $10 in advance - $20 at the door
Regardless of when you register. So sign up early and pay your registration fee. In order to receive an event T-Shirt each participant must raise a minimum of $50.

 

 

Relay For Life is more than just a fundraiser. It’s a life-changing experience.